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Pennsbury School District Pre-K Counts
Pre-K Counts
Welcome to The Pennsbury School District Pre-K Counts Website. For more information, please click on the link below. Please note that the Pennsbury School District Pre-K Counts Program is a half-day program for 3 & 4 year olds that financially qualify. Students must be 4 by September 1, 2017 in order to be age eligible for the 4 year old program. Students must be 3 by September 1, 2017 in order to be age eligible for the 3 year old program.

Please return your application to the following address:

4 year old program: Walt Disney Elementary School, Attn: Laurie Ruffing, 200 Lakeside Drive, Levittown, PA 19054. For more information, please call 215-949-6868 ext. 20815.

3 year old program: Morrisville YMCA, Attn: Michele Fina, 200 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Morrisville, PA 19067. For more information, please call 215-736-8077.

Important Pre-K Counts Documents
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Pennsbury Pre-K Counts program located?
The 3 year old classroom is located at the Morrisville YMCA. The YMCA is located at 200 North Pennsylvania Avenue in Morrisville, PA. For more information about the 3 year old program, please call (215) 736-8077. The 4 year old classrooms are located within Pennsbury School District. During the 2017 - 2018 school year, the program will be held at Manor Elementary School (401 Penn Valley Road, Levittown) and Walt Disney Elementary School (200 Lakeside Drive, Levittown).
 
Do I have to reside within Pennsbury School District to apply for the Pennsbury Pre-K Counts Program?
No, the Pennsbury School District Pre-K program is open to all residents of Pennsylvania. Students from other local districts are invited to apply.
 
My financial income is over the 300% financial guideline limit amount for my household size. Can I still apply for the Pre-K Counts program?
No, the Pre-K Counts program is a grant funded program provided through the Office of Child Development and Early Learning. Since this is a grant funded program, which is free of charge to all participants, we must adhere to the guidelines set forth by OCDEL.
 
I am over the income limit, can I pay for my child to attend the program?
No, since this is a grant funded program all students MUST meet the financial guideline requirements.
 
Is transportation provided?
No, transportation is not provided to or from the program. Families are required to provide transportation to and from school each day. 
 
My child receives Early Intervention services through an outside organization. Is my child able to receive these services at school?
Yes, we have several outside agencies that visit children in our pre-K program and provided early intervention services to them during instructional hours. 
 
What are the hours of the Pennsbury Pre-K Counts program?
The hours of the 4 year old program are 9:00 - 11:30 (AM session) and 12:30 - 3:00 (PM session). Parents/guardians can request a location as well as session. We try our best to honor each request, however class size and student needs limit the number of participants in each classroom. For specific information about the 3 year old program, please contact the Morrisville YMCA at (215) 736-8077.
 
How many students are in each classroom?
All of our classrooms have 17 students with one teacher and one paraprofessional.
 
What supplies does my child need for the program?
The grant pays for all costs of the program including supplies and meals. Your child should arrive to school with a standard size backpack. All other necessary materials will be provided at no charge.
 
Where do I drop off my child's application?
3 year old applications MUST be taken directly to the Morrisville YMCA at 200 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Morrisville. All 4 year old applications MUST be taken to Laurie Ruffing at Walt Disney Elementary School at 200 Lakeside Drive North, Levittown.
 
Do you provide before or aftercare for the program?
The 4 year old program does not have the capability to provide before or aftercare. Parents/guardians are encouraged to contact local child care programs to choose a before/aftercare program that fits their family's needs.
Walt Disney Elementary
200 Lakeside Drive
Levittown, PA 19054-3935
Telephone: 215-949-6868
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Recognizing our proud traditions and diverse community,
the Pennsbury School District prepares all students to become creative,
ethical, and critical thinkers for lifelong success in a global society.
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